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Academic Master

Accessories Design

  • Intake


  • Duration

    1 year (Full-time)

  • Credits

    60 ECTS

  • Language

    Italian | English

  • Location



The Academic Master in Accessories Design is addressed to graduates who wish to complete or to enhance their cultural and professional experience in Accessories Design.

The Master provides students with the conceptual knowledge needed to understand the new contemporary narratives and able to analyse the current socio-economic developments within the Fashion system, positioning them correctly within the leather goods, footwear and accessories market sector.

The objectives allow students to gain direct experience by developing research projects on specific topics, collaborating with the most prestigious brands and manufacturing companies in order to acquire all the industrial and artisanal processes related to the product.

The course, aimed at acquiring technical as well as cultural, research methodology and design skills, delivered through a series of ongoing workshops where personal creative identity is expressed in balance with the production and entrepreneurial realities.

Upon completion of the Academic Master in Accessories Design students will be able to pursue a career as Designers inside the Creative Studios, Product Studios or Design Studios and to cover the various professional roles in Fashion such as Research and Development of Materials to Product Managers, up to the creation of their own business.

  • Accessories Designer
  • Product Office Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Merchandiser
  • Research and Development Manager

The Academic Master in Accessories Design, is addressed to graduates holding a Bachelor Degree or other equivalent study title recognized according to the current regulations related to the course and who would like to begin a study path and a career in Accessories Design.

To be eligible for the course, students must have:

  • Bachelor Degree or Bachelor of Arts related to the course of study of the Master
  • Bachelor Degree or Bachelor of Arts different from  the above mentioned and not related to the study path of the Master, upon evaluation of the Academic Directorship on the eligibility of the application
  • Professionals with proven experience in the field and students holding a specialization or non-academic study titles related to the study path, upon evaluation of the Academic Directorship on the eligibility of the application

In order to maintain the high quality of the learning experience, the Academic Master in Accessories Design observes a limited enrolment policy. To be admitted in the course, applicants are required to submit their resume, motivational letter and portfolio for evaluation and to pass an admission interview with the Academic Directorship.

The course consists of various elements: from research through cultural and economic subjects, to the acquisition of skills related to materials and technical aspects belonging to different types of products. Illustration, technical drawings and digital graphic tools, footwear prototypes, small leather goods and bags complete the study path and prepare to the realization of innovative and personal design projects addressed to a specific market. Students work on Industry Projects carried out in partnership with companies within the supply chain, suppliers of raw materials – an important point of reference for luxury fashion houses – as well as the internationally renowned brands with which to discuss and develop ideas for the individual needs of the industry.

Every Academic Master Programme involves Industry Projects in order to make the study experience concrete. To learn more about the projects made in the Academic Master in Accessories Design fill the form to request more information.

The research internship is carried out by the students as a part of the curriculum and carries academic credits and can be undertaken with companies located throughout the national territory.

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Courses Projects

Accessories Design Alumni

Accessories Design Alumni

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